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 # 1 - Daniel Island Trail 

 Rated: Easy 

 1.4 miles of trail, can be out-and-back 

 walk or variety of distances 


 The beautiful Daniel Island Trail is a family favorite! 

 This multi-use path traces the east side of Daniel 

 Island along the Wando River. You'll walk on 

 several boardwalks that cross marsh, wind through 

 Low Country maritime forest habitats, see giant 

 live oaks, pass by children's play areas and see 

 a variety of wildlife (egrets, herons, dolphins). 

 Don't miss this easy stroll on one of area's most 

 popular planned island communities. 



 on leash 



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Difficulty:  Easy. 

Distance:  1.4 miles of trail, can be out-and-back walk, or variety of distances.

Time:  Varies, 30 minutes to 1.5 hours.

Trail Surface:  Variety of surfaces; boardwalks, dirt, sand, crushed gravel, concrete.

Stroller Friendly:  Yes.

Crowds:  Moderate to heavy. This is one of the most popular family trails in the Berkeley Outdoor Life program.

Fees/Permits:  None.

Restrooms:  Sometimes the restrooms at the ballpark are open. Gas stations nearby with restrooms.

Precautions:  When crossing through the maritime forest sections, biting insects can be formidable in the warmer months. Bring insect repellent. There are warnings that alligators could be in the area.

Parking:  Governor's Park, 165 Fairbanks Oak Alley, Daniel Island, SC 29492. There is also parking for Governor's Park off Seven Farms Drive.

GPS Coordinates Parking Lot:  32.865118, -79.898890  or  32°51'54.4"N 79°53'56.0"W

Contacts:  City of Charleston maintains Governor's Park and the Daniel Island Trail. 843-724-7311.

So Much History Nearby: Did you know Berkeley County has more than 110 historical markers and historical points of interest? CLICK HERE to find your Adventures in History!

Daniel Island Weather:  Click HERE

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  Daniel Island Trail PHOTO GALLERY  

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